From NPR/Music and WBGO: “Toast of the Nation Celebration”

At “Toast Of The Nation Celebrates 2011“, you can listen to these great concerts:

“On New Year’s Eve 2010-11, NPR Music and WBGO Jazz 88 Newark, NJ once again presented Toast of the Nation, a broadcast of live jazz performances throughout the night, from venues all across the U.S.

The broadcast checked in with live music from five venues, from Boston to San Francisco, and counted down to midnight in four U.S. time zones. All the live performances have been recorded and archived at NPR Music. WBGO’s Rhonda Hamilton hosted the entire evening.”

Rhonda Hamilton
Rhonda Hamilton

Lionel Luke Trio in Boston 58 minutes
The Lionel Loueke Trio.
Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra of New York in Concert 1:28
The Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra of New York.
A Celebration In Swing With Cyrus Chestnut And Benny Green: Live In New York 1:13
Cyrus Chestnut (left) and Benny Green.
Von Freeman And Ed Petersen: Live In Chicago 58 minutes
Von Freeman.
Dianne Reeves: Live In San Francisco 1:28
Dianne Reeves

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